MDS News
August 2010

International Congress News

Claim CME/EACCME Credit:
To claim CME/EACCME for the 14th International Congress, click here.

15th International Congress - Important Dates

  • October 4, 2010 - Abstract Submission Opens; Housing Opens
  • December 1, 2010 - Registration Opens
  • January 2011 - Preliminary Program available
  • January 7, 2011 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • April 12, 2011 - Early Registration Deadline
  • May 10, 2011 - Final Registration Deadline
  • June 5-9, 2011 - 15th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

 Society Announcements

MDS Seeks Honorary Member Award Nominations

Each year MDS presents up to two Honorary Member Awards recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of Movement Disorders or otherwise to the Society. We are now accepting Honorary Member nominations from MDS members. Please include the candidate’s name and institution, as well as complete contact information when submitting your nominations. Please e-mail nominations no later than September 27, 2010.

Web Site News

Welcome to the August/September edition of the MDS Web site! - In this edition we hear from Dr. Ruth Walker, MB, ChB, PhD, Associate Professor at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY, about recent developments in chorea. Also contributing articles on this topic are the experts and advocates who work on the front lines of this field. Their stories and articles include:

To read the complete articles, visit the MDS home page.

Case of the Month - Our newest case is contributed by Dr. Dhananjay Duberkar, MD, of Chandigarh, India. This is the case of a 26-year-old male with abnormal movements that have led to significant gait and speech disturbances. Read the case and answer the questions about his case to determine your diagnosis.

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Education Announcements
Educational Activities

Non-CME E-Learning Activities

Nonmotor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Webcast
From the Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease. Intended for patients and caregivers.

Online CME Activities

The Clinicians' and Nurses' Guide to Parkinson's Disease

De Novo Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Recent Online Journal CME


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